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Hi I'm Marc Davis

I grew up in San Diego, California. I'm a married father of 7 kids. I live in Poway now and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Marc. I'm a native San Diegan and have lived in So. Cal most of my life. I've been married for 26 years to my beautiful wife Karen. She grew up on a farm in Idaho Falls. We met in college, married in 1988 and have 7 kids. Yep, 7 - 1 boy and 6 girls. We've added 3 great "in-laws" as our older kids have gotten married and our 4th daughter is getting married soon. We have a beautiful grandson, Christopher, and another grandbaby on the way. We are blessed people. We love our family, our community and our church. I love history, current events, finance and economics, reading, witty people that like to poke fun at themselves. I enjoy all kids of sports - racquetball, surfing, sports I can play with my kids. I'm a regular old middle aged Mormon guy.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I have a deep conviction that God has re-established His original church in our day through modern-day prophets. This re-established church is known as "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Days Saints". The power of God, held by ancient prophets and the Savior himself, has been returned to the earth and is known as the Priesthood. This power is used to bless the lives all of people and gives us the ability to unite families eternally. We have additional scripture that joins with the Bible is teaching us of God's plan for our lives. And we understand how God's plan is available to all people, even those that lived and died without knowing of God or Jesus or accepting them in any way. I love the church. I love the members of the church. I love the programs of the church. I love the Sabbath day. I love the way I feel when I am close to God. I love the prophets of God, both ancient (as found in the scriptures) and modern. I invite you to learn about the church and why it is such a blessing to its members, both in this life and the life to come. I'd be thrilled to speak with anyone with questions about the church.

How I live my faith

Living my faith is not something I do on Sunday, but an everyday engagement I have with God. I try to stay close to my Heavenly Father through daily prayer and scripture study, both alone and with my family. I try to find people that I can love and serve every day and ask for spiritual guidance to recognize those opportunities. Like all Mormon's, we have no paid clergy so we all jump in and help out. I'm regularly asked to teach lessons, give talks, visit people in need or just provide service. I love doing this. I've served in lots of formal positions in the church, most recently spending 10 years working with our youth ministries. I'm currently working with our congregation's missionaries which is a real treat. I help them find people to teach, visit new members of the church that are tender in their faith and help out any way that I can. Most importantly, I'm trying to live a Christ-centered life. It is difficult to do, but I try and treat everyone with kindness, even when involved in difficult situations.